Friday, June 11, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #22

 

New Words for Today:
Daunt, Irrevocable, Squander, Virtuoso, Relinquish, Saccharine

 

Daunt (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"

dash

 

Irrevocable (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: incapable of being retracted or revoked; "firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare

irrevokable

revocable

 

Squander (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree" 2: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"

waste, blow, consume

 

Virtuoso (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field 2: a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

ace, adept

Adjective

1: having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance"

consummate, masterful, masterly

 

Relinquish (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne" 2: relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another 3: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

release, resign, free, surrender, waive

 

Saccharine (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: overly sweet

cloying

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

*** Answers will be in the next worksheet of this level ***

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 surrogate A blatant 1: 1 myopia A necessary 1:
2 idiosyncrasy B apportion 2: 2 eccentric B relaxed 2:
3 vociferous C mannerism 3: 3 irrevocable C hyperopia 3:
4 indignant D umbrageous 4: 4 bemused D revocable 4:
5 allocate E foster 5: 5 gratuitous E concentric 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 infinitely or immeasurably small A gratuitous 1:
2 relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another B squander 2:
3 spend extravagantly C sanguine 3:
4 costing nothing D relinquish 4:
5 confidently optimistic and cheerful E infinitesimal 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
1: make children(5)
5: spend extravagantly(8)
6: distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose(8)
7: a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)(6)
8: an act or expression of criticism and censure(6)
9: having a secret or hidden meaning(7)

Down:
2: a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof(5)
3: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field(8)
4: diffusing warmth and friendliness(7)
5: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health(8)
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9

 

Engligh Language Trivia

hit and run accident
When the driver of a vehicle hits another vehicle without stopping to provide help, identification or insurance, and fails to report the accident to the police, the collision is called a hit-and-run accident. "A hit-and-run accident deserves serious punishment"

Did you know? - Study of insects is called "entomology."

 

Recent Words Learned: saccharine, relinquish, virtuoso, squander, irrevocable, daunt, tenet, vociferous, infinitesimal, peripatetic, implement, hedonism, guile, sanguine, peruse, misappropriate, salutary, hiatus, indifferent, myopia

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 21: 1:A 2:C 3:B 4:D 5:E
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 21: 1:D 2:B 3:A 4:E 5:C
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 21: 1:A 2:0 3:E 4:B 5:C
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 21: Across: 1: sanguine, 4: hiatus, 7: mitigate, 8: myopia Down: 2: incisive, 3: exacting, 5: salutary, 6: equine

 

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